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Friday, July 13

Concert & fireworks: 6:30 p.m., Town Field (behind Groton Public Library); concert by Snow Crow, The Transistors, then fireworks at dusk. Free and open to all.

Wild About Turtles: 10:30 a.m. to noon (ages to grade one); Noon-1:30 p.m., (grades two to five, Groton Public Library; Free program by Mary “The Turtle Lady” Doane from Project Nature. Sign up one week ahead at www.gpl.org.

Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m., Williams Barn, 160 Chicopee Row.

Saturday, July 14

Civil War encampment: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hillbrook Orchard, Old Ayer Road. Admission is free but parking is limited.

Sunday, July 15

Civil War encampment: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hillbrook Orchard, Old Ayer Road. Admission is free but parking is limited.

Monday, July 16

Board of Selectmen: 7 p.m., Town Hall, first floor.

Tuesday, July 17

Game night: 7-8:30 p.m. Groton Public Library; Games for ages 8 to 11, with free snacks.

Housing Partnership: meets 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, first floor.

Historic District Commission: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, second floor.

Library Trustees: 7 p.m., Groton Public Library.

Trails Committee: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, conference room.

Wednesday, July 18

Craft time: 1-2 p.m., Groton Public Library; Drop-in craft time, making tissue paper flowers, for all ages.

Rotary Lunch: Noon, Groton Senior Center. Annual senior picnic sponsored by Groton-Pepperell Rotary Club.

Summer reader’s club: 2-3 p.m., Groton Public Library; “Get the scoop” club, read and discuss books over ice cream.

Sewer Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, lunch room.

Zoning Board of Appeals: 8 p.m., Town Hall, second floor.

Thursday, July 19

Mystery book group: 7-8:45 p.m., Groton Public Library community room, to discuss “Dreaming of the Bones” by Deborah Crombie.

Game night: 7-8:30 p.m. Groton Public Library; Games for ages 6 to 12, with free snacks.

Facilities Task Force: 6:30 p.m., G-D Regional High School library; Meeting of the district task force.

Planning Board: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, second floor.

Town Forest Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall, lunch room.

Friday, July 20

Tattle Tunes: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Groton Public Library; Sing-along and dance-along with Mary Jo Maichack. Sign up in advance by visiting www.GPL.org.

Free concert: 7 p.m., Town Field (behind Groton Public Library); Music by the Trude Witham Quartet.

Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m., Williams Barn, 160 Chicopee Row.

Learn about bees: 4:30 p.m., Williams Barn; Carl Flowers and Al Horton of All A-Buzz Apiaries talk about bees and answer questions. Free and open to all.

Saturday, July 21

Bird and nature walk: 7-10 a.m., Rail Trail parking lot, Court Street, Groton; Join author Peter Alden on a nature and birding hike, bring binoculars and field guide. Free and beginners are welcome. Call Emily Norton for more information at (978) 597-3553.

Briefs

Senior lunch

Lunch is served at the Groton Council on Aging’s Senior Center, 163 West Main St. (Route 225), West Groton, Monday through Thursday at noon. Meals include bread, 1 percent milk and a dessert. To join, call one day ahead before 11:30 a.m. to order the meal, at (978) 448-1170. A donation of $2 is requested for those over 60.

Monday, July 16: Hot dog on a roll with mustard, vegetarian beans, carrots, tropical fruit.

Tuesday, July 17: Chicken with teriyaki sauce, brown rice, broccoli, honey wheat bread, banana pudding.

Wednesday, July 18: Rotary picnic! Hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixings.

Thursday, July 19: Broccoli bake, O’Brien potatoes, seven-grain bread, pears.

Friday: No meal served.

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